Letters to the Editor

Pair should be facing stiffer charges, not mediation

December 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

In a recent Daily Bee I read that those two “Billhillies,” Lou Michael Inwood and Eric Rampton Wood are going to use civil mediation in an attempt to resolve felony criminal charges. Come on. These two clowns shot at two teenage boys who we...

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Avista plans not consistent with public interest

December 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Avista’s requested rate hikes include their request to sell and put U.S. Utilities in Canadian hands. As per Idaho Code 61-328 (b) ‘the cost and rates for supplying service will not be increased by reason of a sale.’New “smart” meters conti...

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Money buys our congressional leaders

December 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

If one doesn’t believe money buys our leaders, they are blind to what just happened in the Senate. Pray the House Isn’t so easily bought.KEITH NIELSONShelley

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HItler started with a division of the people

December 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

When Hitler took over countries in Europe, he did not start with gun registration and confiscation. He started with division of the people, setting one faction against the other. Then he silenced the free press. The only news citizens were ...

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Congress pretty good at sexual harassment already

December 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

In a laughable attempt to mollify voters, it appears our honorable electeds in Congress may submit to sexual harassment training. Why? Seems like they’re pretty good at it already.God bless America, and God bless our military.STEVE BRIXENSa...

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Ship of government being sailed by fools

December 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

Senator Tester (D-Mont.) received his 500-page copy of the millionaire’s tax reform act just a couple of hours before the Senate vote to pass it. How can anyone, Democrat or Republican, have enough time to study the contents in such a short...

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WA, smelter officials don’t care about Idaho

December 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

To say I was dismayed at Wednesday’s night’s proposed smelter “forum” in Newport would be an understatement. They started out by locking us out in the cold until 15 minutes before it was to begin. The gym at the high school was more than ad...

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America’s gun laws allow liberty, self-defense

December 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

America is not Australia. Both Joseph Henry Wythe and James Ramsey had letters published on Nov. 26 suggesting Australian gun laws as a model for America.What they fail to tell you is that in Australia you now have to provide a reason to ow...

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Sign’s removal was trespassing, theft

December 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

Friday night last, someone removed two of my front yard signs protesting oil and coal trains and deposited them flat on the yard across the street. He also removed a peace flag from the front porch and dropped it on the driveway. Let’s see:...

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Metal curbs are hazardous to your tires

December 05, 2017 at 5:00 am

The wide, extended curbs on some of the corners downtown, with some having sharp iron angled borders around the turn are a real hazard to tires. Coming home from Spokane one night, coming into town on First, turning left on Pine, proceeding...

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